This is today's set of Cue Ball Cheats. These practice setups (and others in the book and blog) help you learn HOW to apply an exact speed and spin. That precision is how to get perfect shape on the second ball - and how to string a run together. For these layouts here are the Cheats for this post:
Cheat: 6:00, (1/2 ball hit), Medium 1 speed.
Cheat: 4:30, (1/2 ball hit), Medium 1 speed.
Cheat: 2:00, (1/2 ball hit), Soft 3 speed.
(At a higher speed, the cue ball can not grab the rail for the proper angle.)
This setup concentrates on precision cue ball control skills. The purpose is to send the OB to the cushion and return to hit the CB.
Suggestions: Start easy with follow (12:00, 1 tip up). Proceed from slowest possible speed up through Medium 2.
When 12:00 is controlled, use 6:00 (1 tip below center). Proceed with slowest speed through Medium 2 speed. The returning OB must chase down CB.
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